RESEARCH

AREAS

Gender, Class, and Race/Ethnicity/Nationalism; Work; Intergenerational Relationship; Family; Education; movement; qualitative methods

PUBLICATIONS AND WORKING PAPERS

“Institutionalization of the Women’s Movement and Gender Legislation.” In South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society, edited by Shin, Gi-Wook and Paul Y. Chang. New York, NY: Routledge. 2011 (with Chan Suh and Yoon Choi) View Publication

“Gender, Social Class, and Women’s Employment.” Current Opinion in Psychology. 2017 (equal authorship with Kathleen McGinn) View Publication

“Who Deserves to Work? How Women Develop Expectations of Childcare Support in South Korea.” Forthcoming, Gender & Society. *Distinguished Student Award, Association of Korean Sociologists in America, ASA *Graduate Student Award, RC28, International Sociological Association.

The Power of Information: Maternal Education and Childrearing in Urban Korea.” Accepted in Korean Families at a Crossroads: Parenting, Children’s Outcomes, Gender Roles, and Family Formation, edited by Park, Hyunjoon and Hyeyeong Woo.

“Norms or Knowledge: Unpacking Views of Maternal Employment Among the Highly Educated.” Under Review. 

“The Making of Super-Women: Parental Leave and Women’s Work in South Korea.” (first authorship with Eunmi Mun) Under Review. 

“Babies, Work, or Both? The Interdependence of Women’s Employment and Fertility.” (equal authorship with Mary Brinton) Under Review.

“From Passenger to Driver: Redefining Female Achievement and Women’s Status Seeking Process." In preparation for journal submission – draft available.

“Class-based Mothering in the Land of Concerted Cultivation.” In preparation for journal submission – draft available.

“When Overwork is the Norm: Gender, Work-Family Ideals, and the Reproduction of Labor Market Inequality.” Working paper.

“Finding the Right One: Gender and Changing Meanings of Marriage and Financial Power in Urban Korea.” Working paper.